Poppy Seed No. 2
Within the "Poppy Seed" series, the artist offers a reimagining of a somber Victorian tradition in which curtains were drawn to shield the world during times of familial loss. This evocative portrayal departs from the norm as a woman holds the curtains half open, symbolizing her unwavering strength and resilience amidst profound grief. The room's ambiance plays with the interplay of serenity and obscurity, evoking the emotional complexity of loss and the journey toward healing. The woman's expression remains enigmatic, creating an open canvas for viewers to project their own interpretations. The "Poppy Seed" series stands as a poignant reminder that, even in moments of deep sorrow, there exists a glimmer of life, guiding the way toward solace and renewal in the most unexpected of places.
Painting / Oil in linen
55cm (W) x 65cm (H)
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